C a t a l o g u e  o f  S t a g e  W o r k s

Works for orchestra written for the stage, including ballets, operas, and film scores

Adolphe, ou l'âge tendre (1968)
genre: score (film)
director: Bernard Toublanc-Michel
cast: Jean-Claude Dauphin, Ulla Jacobsson, Philippe Noiret
novel: Benjamin Constant
information: France

Amphitryon 38 (1957)
genre: incidental music
author: Jean Giraudoux
première: Paris; Comédie des Champs-Élysées; 26 January 1957
director: Claude Sainval
sets & costumes: Jean-Denis Malclès
cast: Jean-Pierre Aumont, Philippe Nicaud, Michel Gudin
information: unpublished

Balance à trois (1955)
genre: ballet
instrumentation: orchestra – 2.2.2.2 / 4.3.2.1 / 1timp / 1perc / 1hp / 1pno/cel / strings
publisher: Éditions musicales transatlantiques
duration: 21'

Bel Ami (1983)
genre: score (television)
novel: Guy de Montpassant
information: France | television mini-series

La Boucle (1958)
genre: score (film)
information: France | director: Michel Drach

Colombe (1958)
genre: opera
libretto: Jean Anouilh (based on his play)
premiere: Bordeaux, Opéra de Bordeaux, 5 May 1961
cast: Maria Murano
direction: Roger Lalande
decor & costumes: Jean-Denis Malclès
publisher: Henry Lemoine
information: comédie lyrique in 4 acts and 6 tableaux | extant unpublished edition for 2 pianos

La Croqueuse de diamants (1950)
genre: ballet
scenario/choreography: Roland Petit
premiere: Paris, Théâtre Marigny, Les Ballets de Paris de Roland Petit, 25 Sept 1950
information: 4 tableaux | English translation: The Gold Digger (not The Diamond Cruncher) | complete ballet included in 1960 film Un, Deux, Trois, Quatre (also known as Black Tights)

Le directeur de l'Opéra (1972)
genre: incidental music
author: Jean Anouilh
direction: Jean Anouilh, Roland Piétri
sets & costumes: Jean-Denis Malclès
cast: Paul Meurisse, Jean Parédès, Noëlle Leiris
première: Paris, Comedie des Champs-Élysées; 27 September 1972

information: unpublished

Diverimento (1954)
genre: ballet
publisher: Salabert
information: "divertissement choréographique"
duration: 12'

La Double Inconstance (1964)
genre: score (television)
director: Jean-Marie Coldefy
cast: Simone Valère, Jean Desailly
information: France | based on the play by Marivaux

 

L'Escarpolette (1980)
genre: opera
information: comédie lyrique produced for French television
duration: 40'

Eugène le mystérieux (1963)
genre: opera
libretto: Marcel Achard after Eugène Sue
premiere: Paris, Théâtre de Châtelet, 7 February 1964
information: "feuilleton musical" in 2 acts and 20 tableaux

Eurydice
genre: opera
libretto: Jean Anouilh (based on his play)
premiere: first presented as part of May Festival of Bordeaux in 1971, theatrical premiere 26 May 1972, Bordeaux, Opéra de Bordeaux

information: unplublished

La Fille mal gardée
genre: ballet
information: orchestration by Damase; original music Louis Joseph Ferdinand Herold (1791-1833) & Peter Ludwig Hertel (1817-1899); new version in collaboration with Heinz Spoerli

 

L'Héritière (1974)
genre: opera
libretto: Louis Ducreux, based on the play The Heiress by Ruth & Augustus Goetz, based on the novel Washington Square by Henry James
premiere: Nancy, France; Opéra de Nancy; 13 March 1974
publisher: Editions musicale transatlantiques
information: in 4 acts

Jean de la lune (1961)
genre: incidental music​
author: Marcel Achard
premiere: 25 September 1960
director: Bernard Dhéran
sets: Bernard Evein
costumes: Pierre Cardin
cast: Madeleine Delavaivre; Jacques Francois; Clément Michu
information: unpublished

Madame de… (1969)
genre: opera
libretto: Jean Anouilh, after Louise de Vilmorin
première: Monte Carlo, France; Opéra de Monte-Carlo; 26 April 1970
cast: Suzanne Sarroca, Peter Gottlieb, Michel Roux, Rene
Auphan, Jean-Christophe Benoit, Francois Guerin
conductor: Jean-Michel Damase
director: André Barsacq
publisher: Henry Lemoine
information: "roman musical" in two acts
duration: 1 hr 30'

La Noce foraine (1961)
genre: ballet
première: Marseille, L'Opéra de Marseille
publisher: Henry Lemoine

Ochelata's Wedding (2000)
genre: opera
libretto: Jaston Williams & Joe Sears
premiere: OK Mozart Festival, USA; 10 June 2000

Père de Mademoiselle (1953)
genre: score (film)
director: Robert-Paul Dagan
cast Arletty, Suzy Carrier
information: France

La petite Molière (1959)
genre: incidental music (theatre piece)
author: Jean Anouilh
scenario: Jean Anouilh, Roland Laudenbach
première: Bordeaux (France); Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux; Compagnie Renaud-Barrault; 1 June 1959
director: Jean Louis Barrault
conductors: André Girard & Serge Fournier
sets: Jacques Noël
costumes: Jacques Noël & Marie Hélène Daste
marionnettes: Georges Tournaire & Robert Gouge
information: produced for the Mai musical de Bordeaux 1959, unpublished

Piège de lumière (1952)
genre: ballet
story: Phillipe Hériat
choreography: John Taras
première: Paris, Théâtre de l'Empire, 23 December 1952; Grand ballet du Marquis de Cuevas
publisher: Henry Lemoine
information: 3 tableaux
duration: 45'

Scoubidou; la poupée qui sait tout (1987)
genre: children's opera
story: Pierre Gripari; adaptation: Gérard Caillet | for 12 instruments |
publisher: Salabert ©1988
information: for 12 instruments

Silk Rhapsody (1966)
genre: ballet / incidental music
ballet premiere: Paris, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées; Grand Ballet Classique de France, 1968
publisher: Henry Lemoine
information: one act; commissioned by International Silk Association for its 10th Congress, which took place in the form of a cruise of the Eastern Mediterranean
duration: 20'

Le tendre Éléonore (1958)
genre: opera
libretto: Loys Masson
premiere: France, Opéra de Marseille; 10 March 1962
direction and choreography: J. Lazzini
conductor: Jean-Michel Damase
instrumentation: 2.2.2.2 / 2.2.2.0 / perc / harps / 1cel / strings
publisher: Gérard Billaudot
information: opéra bouffe; 6 female roles, 6 male roles, choir
duration: 1 hr 35 mins

Term of Trial (1962)
genre: score (film)
director: Peter Glenville
cast: Laurence Olivier, Simone Signoret

 

Variations sur un thème de Gilbert Bécaud 
ballet sur « Crois-moi ça durera » pour orchestre

genre: ballet

instrumentation: 2.2.2.2 / 4.3.3.1 / 1timp / 2perc / 1pf & cel / 1hp / strings

publisher: Rideau Rouge

duration: 22' 


REMOVED FROM CATALOGUE

La Boucle (1957)
genre: ballet
instrumentation: 2.2.2.2/4.3.2.1 / 1timp / 1perc / 1hp / 1pf / 1cel / strings
publisher: Éditions musicales transatlantiques
duration: 20'

Fondation de la cité (1960)
genre: ballet
information: unpublished, manuscript lost

Lady on Ice (1953)
genre: ballet
production: Roland Petit

Le Matin de Faust (1965)
genre: incidental music
information: unpublished, manuscript lost

Le Saut du Tremplin (1944)
genre: ballet
information: unpublished, manuscript destroyed

Othello (1957)
genre: ballet
information: unpublished, manuscript lost

Le Prince du désert (1955)
genre: ballet
production: Georges Skibine
instrumentation: 2.2.2.2 / 2.2.2.1 / 1timp / 1perc / 1hp / 1pf / 1cel / strings
publisher: Éditions musicales transatlantiques
information: 1 act
duration: 12'

 

 

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